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New York Times, Wednesday, December 25, 1974

Author: Marie West
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Marie West has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,265
Across Down
1. Credit ___ : CARD
5. River to the Aare : SAANE
10. Gad : ROAM
14. Woodwind : OBOE
15. Community charcater : ETHOS
16. Lamb : ELIA
17. Splurge : GOOFFTHEDEEPEND
20. Total : SUM
21. Articles : ITEMS
22. Fashion : VOGUE
23. Ever's partner : ANON
24. ___ Moines : DES
25. Splurges : SPENDSALLONEHAS
33. Presley : ELVIS
34. Charged atoms : IONS
35. Shade tree : ELM
36. Fence : RAIL
37. Conduits : DUCTS
39. Dancer's knee-bend : PLIE
40. Business abbr. : INC
41. Custody : CARE
42. Evergreen shrub : SALAL
43. Splurge : NOTCOUNTTHECOST
47. Summon a genie : RUB
48. Thousands of years : EONS
49. Famous fur trader : ASTOR
52. Head area : SINUS
54. Stir : ADO
57. Splurging : SHOOTINGONESWAD
60. Partner of beans : PORK
61. Viking's milieu : FIORD
62. Western pal : PARD
63. Heirs : SONS
64. "___ moi le . . . " : APRES
65. Votes : AYES
1. Gear teeth : COGS
2. Ben Adhem : ABOU
3. Space : ROOM
4. Dict. listing : DEF
5. Fights : SETTOS
6. Goddess of wisdom : ATHENA
7. Attention getter : AHEM
8. Signifies assent : NODS
9. Wind direction : ESE
10. Change a model's stance : REPOSE
11. Cassini : OLEG
12. Japanese native : AINU
13. Constructed : MADE
18. Ascertains : FINDS
19. Levels off : EVENS
23. Indigo : ANIL
24. Puts on : DONS
25. Finch : SERIN
26. Flatly: Prefix : PLANO
27. Dispossess : EVICT
28. Lawful: Lat. : LICET
29. Fortune : LOT
30. Greeting : HELLO
31. "___ Jimmy Valentine" : ALIAS
32. Food fish : SMELT
37. Paint unskillfully : DAUB
38. Samovar : URN
39. Moccasins : PACS
41. Tennis area : COURT
42. Meaning : SENSE
44. Swindlers : CROOKS
45. Caruso, in Milan : TENORE
46. Pesters : HOUNDS
49. Vipers : ASPS
50. Go away! : SHOO
51. " . . . tattered and ___" : TORN
52. Insignificant one : SNIP
53. Stravinsky : IGOR
54. Not at home : AWAY
55. Venture : DARE
56. Advantage : ODDS
58. "___ body meet . . . " : IFA
59. Health resort : SPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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